Nu Skin Enterprises
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Nu Skin Enterprises beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue expanded significantly and GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Margins expanded across the board.
Nu Skin Enterprises booked revenue of $462.0 million. The seven analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for revenue of $446.7 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 17% higher than the prior-year quarter's $395.8 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.74. The eight earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.71 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.74 for Q1 were 208% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.24 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 83.6%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.5%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.4%, 650 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $474.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.80.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $1.87 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.00.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Nu Skin Enterprises is buy, with an average price target of $60.50.
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